openSUSE Security Update : sudo (openSUSE-2020-244)

high Nessus Plugin ID 134073



The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for sudo fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

- CVE-2019-18634: Fixed a buffer overflow in the passphrase prompt that could occur when pwfeedback was enabled in /etc/sudoers (bsc#1162202).

Non-security issue fixed :

- Fixed an issue where sudo -l would ask for a password even though `listpw` was set to `never` (bsc#1162675).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.


Update the affected sudo packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 134073

File Name: openSUSE-2020-244.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/26/2020

Updated: 3/2/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sudo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sudo-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sudo-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sudo-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sudo-test, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/25/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/29/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-18634